The loss of 19 of the 20 Granite Mountain Hotshots in the Yarnell Hill Fire is a particularly severe loss, which reminds us of the bravery displayed every day by our firefighters in facing danger. All 20 members need to be properly honored
The city of Prescott has released the names of the 19 firefighters who were killed in a wildfire. Fourteen of the victims were in their 20s.
Extreme fire conditions due to drought and exacerbated by extreme seasonal weather patterns are presenting conditions outside the norm.
AZ Central.com reports tonight that 18 firefighters assigned to a wildfire in Arizona died in the line of duty.